Major League Baseball
COMMISSIONER’S OFFICE–Suspended free agent RHP Frank Diaz, Cincinnati 3B Ernest Vasquez and Cincinnati RHP James Walczak 50 games each following positive tests under the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
OAKLAND ATHLETICS–Recalled RHP Jesse Chavez, INF Daric Barton and INF Jemile Weeks from Sacramento (PCL).
COLORADO ROCKIES–Recalled LHP Josh Outman from Tulsa (Texas).
PITTSBURGH PIRATES–Recalled INF Chase d’Arnaud and RHP Bryan Morris from Indianapolis (IL). Selected the contract of RHP Rick VandenHurk from Indianapolis. Designated RHP Evan Meek for assignment.
NFL–Suspended Cleveland DB Joe Haden for four games, without pay, for violating the policy on performance enhancing substances.
CHICAGO BEARS–Signed OT Jonathan Scott. Waived P Ryan Quigley. Reinstated DT Nate Collins to the active roster. Signed TE Dedrick Epps to the practice squad. Terminated the practice squad contract of OT Cory Brandon.
GREEN BAY PACKERS–Released CB Brandian Ross. Announced LB Erik Walden has been reinstated by the commissioner.
INDIANAPOLIS COLTS–Signed G Trai Essex. Waived T Mike Person and C A.Q. Shipley.
NEW YORK GIANTS–Signed CB Terrence Frederick and C Scott Wedige. Terminated the practice squad contracts of OT Matt McCants and WR Brandon Collins.
WASHINGTON REDSKINS–Signed S Jordan Pugh. Placed S Jordan Bernstine on injured reserve.
TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING–Signed RW Nikita Kucherov to a three-year contract.
ELMIRA JACKALS–Agreed to terms with F Jean Bourbeau and F Kevin Harvey.
UTAH–Announced QB Jordan Wynn has quit the football team due to a shoulder injury.
WISCONSIN–Fired offensive line coach Mike Markuson. Promoted graduate assistant offensive line coach Bart Miller to offensive line coach.